A father reading through the plaques to locate the name of his son who was killed in action in the fight against terrorism. He was one of thousands of parents who came to the Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment headquarters in Ambepussa yesterday for a ceremony to honour the fallen heroes. President Mahinda Rajapaksa was the chief guest at the ceremony.
Pic by Sanka Vidanagama

Troops capture land, but face growing resistance
Situation Report By Iqbal Athas
For Imelda Sukumar, Government Agent of the besieged district of Mullaitivu, her office has become both a work place and home. She believed the District Secretariat
Rare victory for UNP as Karu returns
- Political Column
A paradox in Sri Lanka's politics in the recent years has been the anger the public vent against the Mahinda Rajapaksa administration for its sheer incompetence,
Mumbai terror attack: Duplicity of China exposed
Some 46 years before Mumbai witnessed a terrorist attack on November 26, India was in the midst of an invasion by China. After its unilateral ceasefire on November 21, we were licking our wounds.
He Was A Quiet Man (2007)
He then goes from potential mass murderer to unintentional hero when he uses his gun to end the blood bath and saves the life of Vanessa Parks,
Mandara for aquatic Adventure
Aquatic adventure is the latest craze of the adventure travellers of Sri Lanka. Whale and Dolphin watching off South coast has become more and more popular.
More world class facilities at Swinburne's Sarawak Campus
KUCHING (Sarawak, Malaysia): Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus recently opened its expanded campus,

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Mukherjee visit now uncertain

The much-awaited visit to Sri Lanka by India’s Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee may not take place after all, diplomatic sources in Colombo said.They said Indian officials were of the view that conditions were not presently conducive for such a visit.

Neither natural forces nor foe can stop forward march, says President

President Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday that neither chemical weapons, air attacks, suicide bombers, disastrous monsoon rains nor major floods can stop troops from going forward in the battlefield

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Something fishy in Felix’s fishing ministry
Diplomats in crisis meeting with President
Rs. 10 m. car for new CMC head
CIMA suspends Sri Lanka branch
Tough new laws to check NGO anarchy
Let's CC soon
Once again, the Supreme Court has had to intervene in an act of good governance - this time, in giving an ultimatum to the Government to stop dragging its feet and get on with implementing the 17th Amendment to the Constitution, and with that act, to reactivate the Constitutional Council (CC).
The Bawas' green mansions
In the ’70s, the distinguished architect Geoffrey Bawa threw a big garden party at his sprawling and celebrated home, Lunuganga. Taking his guests on a tour of his home and garden,
Concern over concealing evidence

Some officials of the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC), allegedly involved in the oil hedging deals, are attempting to conceal evidence with regard to the issue, senior CPC trade union members charged.

SLC blinks in Ten Sports deal
The crisis over the Ten Sports TV rights deal took a dramatic turn this week with the SLC seeking a compromise after the Paris based International Chamber of Commerce, a World Court of arbitration threatened to sue Sri Lanka Cricket to the tune of UC$ 300million if the deal was not honoured.
Prince Ambulugala
The Kandyan Kingdom could not annexe the Four Korales. King Buwanekabahu succeeded in keeping it under his control.
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